Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Stuff for Valentines Day

I know its too late to make stuff for this years Valentines Day but you might like to try this recipe for next year or modify it for Easter biscuits.

Decorated Valentines Biscuits 


100g Caster Sugar
225g Plain Flour
150g Butter
1 Egg yolk
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Zest of Lemon.

100 g Chocolate
100 g Block Fondant Icing Red

Heart shaped cutters   


Pre heat oven to 180C or 350F or Gas mark 4

Mix sugar, flour, lemon zest and butter into large bowl and mix. This can be done by hand or in food processor ( Food processor definitely quicker)

Add egg yolk vanilla extract and bind all ingredients together. 

Once bound together place on cool work surface then roll out and cut out heart shapes. 

  Place the heart shapes onto a grease-proof paper baking sheet.

Bake in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Till biscuits are a light gold colour 

Cool on cooling rack and then decorate either with melted chocolate or fondant icing.

For the chocolate biscuits dip half of each biscuit in the chocolate.

For the fondant icing biscuits, roll out icing the cut out with heart shaped cutters.

Pack in a pretty box and there's your valentines day gift sorted

You can use same recipe to make Easter biscuits using a bunny or Easter egg shaped cutter. These are great biscuits as well for kids to decorate with icing and sweeties etc.

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